Japanese Illustrator Enchants Twitter With Magical ‘Full Moon Coffee Shop’ That Only Appears To Exhausted People

In the famously overworked country of Japan, many people are on the look out for the ultimate way to chill out after a hard days work, resulting in establishments like cat cafes and sleep cafes popping up in the cities. Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator BerryVerrine Dazzles With Awesome Retrowave Kawaii Art

Talented Japanese illustrator BerryVerrine says she likes “neon, pop, kawaii, psychedelic art”, and her vibrant and expressive style definitely backs that up. A majority of her illustrations feature stylish girls and landscapes, but despite the explosive use of color can sometimes give off a haunting aura. One might look at her artwork and find influences rooted in retrowave, as well as various anime and works of science fiction, but she somehow finds a way to blend them together expertly in a uniquely dazzling aesthetic. Continue reading »

Illustrator Reimagines Famous Fast Food Brands As Manga-Style Characters

Ever wondered how fast food brands would look like if they were human? A Philippines-based illustrator who goes by alias Ozumii Wizard brings KFC, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Jolibee, and Burger King to life in her Japanese manga-style digital art. Continue reading »

Modern Manga Art By Ilya Kuvshinov

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Ilya Kuvshinov is an illustrator and storyboard artist originally from Moscow, Russia, but whom currently resides in Yokohama, Japan. Much of his personal work consists of pin-ups influenced by video games and film. Beautifully and sensitively rendered, Kuvshinov is able to paint alluring female characters without the need to sexualise them (for the most part). Continue reading »

Impressive Cosplayers During The Sydney Manga And Anime Show

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Mikayla Kelly poses during The SMASH – Sydney Manga and Anime Show at Rosehill Gardens on August 8, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
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Manga Cosplay During the International Leipzig Book Fair in Germany

A participant in the Manga cosplay competition attends the International Leipzig Book Fair in Leipzig, Germany. (Jens Meyer/Associated Press) Continue reading »